BULLETIN ANNOUCEMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 9th, 2021
SPRING PANCAKE BREAKFAST: CELC outreach team and Men’s Saturday Morning Breakfast Club Bible Study group cordially invite the congregation to attend our 1st annual Pancake Breakfast to be held Saturday May 15th from 7AM-9AM in the fellowship hall at CELC. Chef Roberto will be serving up delicious pancakes and sausage along with coffee and condiments. Please feel free to bring a guest. A free offering would be appreciated, and all donations will go directly to our church treasury. Thank you for your support.
CONFIRMATION SUNDAY MAY 16TH – Anna Koffarnus will be brought into full membership on the church through the rite of confirmation during the 9:15am service. A reception will be held afterwards to celebrate this faith milestone for Anna. Please keep her in your prayers.
5th ANNUAL CELC CAR SHOW: Tentatively scheduled for Saturday July 10, 2021. Please start telling your friends & family.
We are pleased to announce that Marilyn Bishop has agreed to join our church family by accepting our open position in the church office. Marilyn brings many years in management, as well as a strong office and interpersonal skills. She will start on May 5th, part-time, and will learn the ropes from Renae and Jen. Please stop by the church office in the coming weeks and make her feel welcome. We are so excited to have her here!
GOD’S WONDER LAB – CELC VBS 2021 PRESENTS God’s Wonder Lab! Board of Ed. is looking for a volunteer for storytelling time for the preschool kids. We are all virtual this year so you will be required to record you sessions. Please see Jen, call the church office or email the church if you’d like to volunteer. We need to know no later than May 9th. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! https://vbsmate.com/events/ChristLutheranBburg/20152
2021 ALTAR GUILD SCHEDULE IS POSTED – PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING FOR THIS IMPORTANT SERVICE TO OUR CONGREGATION.
First Timothy Lutheran Church: Items needed at the moment: Cleaning supplies, wipes, Lysol, hand sanitizers, sugar (no flour), canned fruit, cereals, personal hygiene items, soups, soap, toothpaste, paper towels, and tissues. They have an over abundance of the following items and are not in need of them at this time: Jelly, peanut butter, mac & cheese, pasta, beans and corn.
Spring and Summer 2021 Cookouts:
Fri. May 21st 6PM – ?
Fri. June 18th 6PM – ?
Fri. July 16th 6PM – ?
Fri. Aug. 13th 6PM – ?
For the Week of May 9, 2021
Verse of the week: … “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends”
John 15:12-13 ESV
OFFICERS FOR 2021
President: Kerry Wiegand Vice President: Kirk Knobel
Secretary: Christine Bivens Treasurer: Joe Miller
Stewardship: Paul Seeman Outreach: Kirk Knobel
Financial Secretary: Paul Seeman
Trustees: Matt Gahimer(ch), Joe Miller, Kerry Wiegand
Education: Jen Miller(ch), Chris Clark, Erin Truelsen
Deacons: John Bivens, Bob Crockett, Jack Kelley, Monty Teague, Pastor Truelsen, Gus VonDielingen
Deaconess: Sally Shattuck and Renae Clark
TEMPORARY OFFICE HOURS
Mondays – CLOSED
Tuesdays – 10am – 4pm
Wednesdays – 10am – 3pm
Thursdays and Fridays – 9am – 2pm
These hours are subject to change.
*** GOLDEN GIRLS
The Golden Girls have completed their Bible Study for this year. They will resume in the Spring. Stay tuned.
*** YOUTH GROUP
Meets on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays of the month. Please join us and bring a friend!
*** PEW SISTERS
Bible Study at 6:30 pm. We meet at church every second Monday of each month so feel free to join us!
*** GREETER SIGN-UP
The sign-up sheet has been posted for March, April, May & June. Please see the bulletin board to sign up. Thank you!
*** TECH TEAM NEWS
There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board to assist with broadcasting on Sunday mornings.
*** CHURCH INVENTORY TEAM
Our inventory project has hit a stumbling point, so we will have set dates to meet during the summer to move on with this major project. Watch for more details to come.
*** PRAYER LIST UPDATE
As you have noticed, we have a large number of people on the prayer list, especially those with health issues. Please take a look at the list and provide an update to Pastor if their status had changed. Thank You!
*** The Men’s “Breakfast Club” Bible Study
Saturday mornings at 7 am. Join us!
GROUNDS KEEPING SIGN-UP SHEET
Is posted on the bulletin board. Please consider how you might help. If you have questions or need help getting started contact Mike Spees, Glenn Douglas or Mike Hopkins.
***Congregation Servant Opportunities
Do you or a loved one need some help with something this season? Lawn Care, Grocery Shopping, Rides to/from Medical Appointments, etc? If so, please contact your deacon.
is an electronic offering transfer service for members of our congregation. Reduce time, cost and effort associated with check writing by having your weekly contribution electronically gifted to the church. Special Offering Notices still provide you with a unique way to place your offering in the collection plate each week. Consider fulfilling your stewardship commitment through this easy program. Contact Paul Seeman for more information.
LIKE, LIKE, LIKE AND SHARE, SHARE, SHARE!
Don’t forget to “LIKE” and “SHARE” our events and postings on our church and preschool Facebook page. The added visibility helps us to reach so many more people, Our preschool could really benefit from the extra views. If you haven’t “Liked” our preschool Facebook page, you can find it at “Christ Lutheran Preschool, Brownsburg, Indiana”. Our church Facebook page is “Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church”. If you have an event that you would like to have featured, please contact the church office.
The Altar Guild schedule is on the bulletin board.
The Lutheran Hour
Broadcast Guide & Sermon Schedule
Sirius XM FamilyTalk channel 131 Sunday, 10:00AM
WBRI Indianapolis, IN 1500 AM Sunday 6:30AM
WBRI Indianapolis, IN 96.7 FM Sunday 6:30AM
WIRE Indianapolis, IN 91.1 FM Sunday 6:00AM
WLW Cincinnati, OH 700 AM Sunday 7:00AM
Mobile App Available
The world’s longest-running Christian outreach radio program!
May 9, 2021 “Seriously?”
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler
May 16, 2021 “Gain A Heart Of Wisdom”
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler
If you are planning to use the church for a family, group, or church related function, please contact Renae or Jen at the church office so that it can be placed on the calendar. If your meeting or event has changed dates or has been canceled, please notify the office ASAP. We would like to avoid conflicts with scheduled events at church. Thanks for your help in this matter.
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